Further reading on making Brexit work. On vaccine availability, politics,  immigration and the future of the EU conference, and Trade. Enjoy!

This was originally made in March 2021, towards the end of the year I came across the fact that the House of Commons Library tags its publications; it has a Brexit tag. I amended this page in November 2022 to link to Govt. & Resolution Foundation material on the economic impact of Brexit. The OBR document was produced to support the Autumn 22 financial statement.


Statista have a poll tracker! While whatukthinks.org are also running and publishing polls.

The Economy 2022

  1. https://obr.uk/efo/economic-and-fiscal-outlook-november-2022/
  2. Chi Onawurrah on R&D, and Sunak’s theoretical positions on investment and R&D.
  3. However, when one googles Sunak & R&D, anumber of hits come up about while Chancellor, he cut the R&D budget, but this is a report of 2022, Government to invest £20 billion in R&D by 2024/25, or more accurately slowed its growth but none of it makes up the loss of Horizon money and it’s unique leverage.
  4. On the econoy, Skyt report, that the economy is tanking, precising the Resolution Foundation’s Big Brexit report., and the document landing page,  they say more about the challenges of the economy and the people.

People’s vaccine

  1. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2021/mar/23/greed-and-capitalism-behind-jab-success-boris-johnson-tells-mps
  2. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/24/uks-johnson-says-greed-drove-covid-19-vaccine-rollout-success
  3. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2021/mar/24/greed-and-capitalism-or-vaccine-altruism
  4. How the Oxford Covid 19 Vaccine became the AstraZeneca Covid 19 Vaccine from Medicines and Law
  5. Action for a People’s Vaccine, a campaign to make the vaccines available to everyone
  6. A twitter thread by Claudio Francavilla on a global campaign to suspend TRIPS
  7. The FT (£) on British popular support for ending vaccine monopolies
  8. https://www.oxfam.org/en/press-releases/two-thirds-epidemiologists-warn-mutations-could-render-current-covid-vaccines
  9. https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=1357793211240273&ref=watch_permalink
  10. https://edm.parliament.uk/early-day-motion/58063 & https://edm.parliament.uk/early-day-motion/58105/global-vaccines
  11. https://www.oxfam.org/en/press-releases/two-thirds-epidemiologists-warn-mutations-could-render-current-covid-vaccines

Broad Politics

  1. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/apr/04/keir-starmer-wins-labour-leadership-election
  2. https://cityofsanctuary.org/, a demand on the campaigning Mayors

Immigration and the hostile environment

  1. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/new-plan-for-immigration
  2. City of Sanctuary Network, and their about us page + charter.
  3. https://www.jcwi.org.uk/

The Future EU conference

  1. https://www.politico.eu/article/what-is-the-conference-on-the-future-of-europe/
  2. An article in the FT (£), explaining how a number of member states are subverting the original aims of Macron of the conference to review governance and engage with peoples.
  3. https://citizenstakeover.eu/?fbclid=IwAR2fIrnHlTcBhulRr7GCloZcCouYH9alQnvmMZlKC7DIAvV2oZ2qGwlIfkQ
  4. https://www.solidar.org/en/about-us/solidar


On trade we have this, http://creativeworkforcepledge.uk/ which is about intervening in the local elections

  1. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/mar/30/biden-tariffs-brexit-britain-eu-big-tech
  2. Beyond Brexit by Yorkshire bylines, they say, “Before they disband, the Lords committee, and its four subcommittees, have produced a final five reports, all under the heading ‘Beyond Brexit’. The reports each cover a different aspect of Brexit, and highlight areas of concern, …”; the institutional framework, food energy & health, trade in services, trade in goods and security.

This video, talks about SME trade between the EU and the UK, TLDR, it’s too hard and dying although some are relocating in the EU and buying in bulk, so there is an increase in distribution costs and jobs as they need warehouses.

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